Full of spooky artworks, ephemera, vintage-inspired makes, rhymes and stories, Creating your Vintage Hallowe'en celebrates the folklore and traditions surrounding this delightfully unique holiday. Read how folk used to celebrate with dressing up, fortune-telling games, parties, and much pleasurable spookiness, and recreate your own vintage Hallowe'en with old-fashioned projects, including a carved Jack o' lantern, a witch costume, and fun decorations for your home. Creating your Vintage Hallowe'en is packed full of little-known facts about the origins of Hallowe'en customs such as bobbing for apples and carving lanterns out of pumpkins, while the charming makes and vintage artworks featuring chubby, red-cloaked witches, sleekly silhouetted black cats, cute kittens, cheery goblins and smiling spectres, will inspire you to have your own vintage-style Hallowe'en celebration. Hardcover book
A 3 for 2 pattern...3 patterns for the price of 2! Pattern includes instructions for an 8" x 16" quick sew embroidered wool/sheet music picture, 8" punch needle Jack on an oil can and a 5" x 6" punch needle design featuring an autumn gathering of crows. Pattern includes a nice mix of wool applique and punch needle. All designs will add whimsical charm to you Halloween decorating!
NEW...3 for 2 pattern! Three fun-filled Autumn projects for the price of 2 patterns. Pattern includes instructions for an 8" x 16" wool & paper quick sew applique/cross stitched picture, 8 1/2" x 9" cross stitch ditty pocket to fill with old sheet music, bittersweet and leaves and last but not least...a sweet 6" patched pumpkin. Three fun-filled and fast stitch projects to add charm to your home this Autumn season.
Pattern for a 10" whimsical black cat that is all decked out in its Halloween costume...isn't he cute! Cat is constructed from muslin then painted and distressed for a great "time-worn" look. The costume is made from orange linen with wool accents. Spook has his very own kitty basket that is full of Halloween treats! We do offer the Orange Linen for the costume in the SUPPLIES page of our website. Basket is made from Paper Clay (available under the SUPPLIES category) Pattern - $8.50
Pattern for a 13" pumpkin headed couple. Jack and Jill are a dressed up in their Halloween attire. Their bodies are painted and then distressed for a great old look. Jills candycorn necklace is needle punched and Jack's pumpkin basket is simply formed from clay. Pattern - 8.50
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